The last time south-west Iceland experienced a turbulent period of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions was in the 1300s.
The movie is indeed a silly look at how sharing song and media in popular culture can affect how we relate as individuals and nations but it also carries deeper insights.
Icelandic authorities have recently raised the threat level of the Grímsvötn volcano.
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Bursting with bubblegum Scandi-pop, this glitzy, sequinned melodrama might just be the thing to fill that discoball-shaped hole left by this year's cancelled Eurovision.
Icelandic whalers have killed more than 1,700 whales since a global ban was adopted in 1986 – up to 2019, when no hunts took place. Is Iceland quietly getting out of the business?
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From LGBTQI rights to racial justice, companies are embracing the social issues that matter to their consumers. And, of course, that makes sense.
Open gates, good food and communal living make for a very different approach to incarceration.
All monsters make their mark on the communities they haunt. Some are cheeky and mischievous, some are mysterious, others are downright evil.
We can't say that Katla in Iceland is 'due' to erupt, no matter what you have read.
Ten years on from global crisis, look to a little nation that had some big ideas.
Iceland is set to resume commercial whaling in June after a two-year hiatus, arguing that the moratorium put in place by the international community was never intended to be an open-ended ban.
The saga of Öræfajökull suggests we should take small earthquakes in the region seriously.
Satellite research in Ethiopia is opening up a new frontier in the hunt for geothermal power.
The internet has been the bogeyman of democracy over the last 12 months. It's time to harness its power and redress the balance.
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What one isolated case tells us about crime and community on this special island.